West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 this morning then backing to southwest 10 to 20 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 20 to 30 late this afternoon and to northwest 30 to 40 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.
Rain beginning this afternoon changing to showers overnight.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2021
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located over the South Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PST 23 January 2021 A weak frontal system approaching from the Pacific will move through
Bowie this morning then approach the North Coast in the afternoon.
The front will continue to slide to the southeast tonight and reach
As the system approaches, southerly strong to gale force winds will
develop. In the wake of the system, winds will shift to northwesterly
strong to gale force.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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